By Scott Ronalds

Michael Nairne, president of Tacita Capital, wrote a good piece in the Financial Post last weekend, titled A Gift From Risky Markets, which looks at historical stock market returns and valuations (dating back to 1825) and provides some perspective on the level of long-term returns investors can expect going forward.

If you got stiffed this holiday season or are looking for a little cheer as the bills come rolling in, this short article may be just the elixir you need.